Vaccinium vitis-idaea
COWBERRY, RED WHORTLEBERRY
Ericaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous shrub

Hardiness zones: 2-9

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Vaccinium vitis-idaea
COWBERRY, RED WHORTLEBERRY
Ericaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous shrub

Hardiness zones: 2-9

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: white, pink or crimson

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Ornamental Fruit: red

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage, mediterranean & oriental designs

Uses: border, groundcovers, informal edging

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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